All teachers were using random talk partners, some changing weekly, some fortnightly. This had settled a class which was fussy. Relationships in classes had improved. Success can be dependent on the class, so there was a need to be flexible.
It was felt that talk partners can be tricky for SEN who might need to always sit in the same place.
Talk partners and ability groups were now mixed up.
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